Research Seminar in Computer Generated Music
This course is an opportunity for students who have completed Music 220A/B to pursue an independent research project in computer music. Students regularly present their research and project progress in weekly seminar-style class meetings. In addition, projects in progress are documented on the web thoroughly.
This is a 4-unit course. It can be taken for 2 or 3 units to accommodate grad students, but everyone is expected to work at the 4-unit level.
Time & Place
Tuesday and Thursday
11:30am-1:20pm at CCRMA Classroom, The Knoll, 2nd floor.
Students can choose between a research project, a musical/artistic project or a combination of both. Projects require a substantial amount of documentation in the form of a website. The deliverables are:
- Weekly progress reports: in-class and website documentation, in a form of progress report logs (blogs)
- A website with all the detailed descriptions, progress report logs, and any data needed to reproduce your results (tips on creating research websites)
- Some sort of final presentation / demo / performance / video (format to be announced).
The final presentation format, date, and time will be determined within the first few weeks of class.
The grading criteria will be based on:
- Creativity: is it a novel idea or creative solution to a problem?
- Execution: how well crafted is the project?
- Presentation: are your deliverables well presented and explained?
- Own-goal achievements: did you achieve your own goals that you set out for the project?